Dev Uthani Ekadashi 2020: Devauthani Ekadashi comes after the festival of Diwali. The special significance of this Ekadashi has been told. It is believed that Lord Vishnu is awakened on the date of this Ekadashi. That is, they complete the sleeping period and again take the reins of the earth in their hands.
Lord Vishnu Devashayan on the Ekadashi of Ashadh Shukla Paksha, Chaturmas starts from this day itself. This time Chaturmas started from 1 July. On the day of Ekadashi of Kartik Shukla Paksha, Chaturmas will end as soon as Lord Vishnu wakes up.
According to the Puranim, on the day of Devuthani Ekadashi, Lord Vishnu wakes up after 4 months in Kshirsagar. When Lord Vishnu goes to the Himalayas to do rest, all kinds of Manglik works are stopped. During this time, events like weddings are not organized. After the awakening of Lord Vishnu on Devotthan Ekadashi, all kinds of manglic works begin.
Devotthan Ekadashi fast
Lord Vishnu is worshiped and welcomed on the day of Devuthani Ekadashi. On this day, Lord Vishnu is worshiped by observing a fast. This fast gives freedom from all kinds of sins. Accomplishes all kinds of desires. This fast is considered to be the best among all the fasts.
Method of fasting for Ekadashi
On Devauthani Ekadashi, take a bath in the morning and after this, take a resolution of Ekadashi fast and start worship. On this day, the shape of the feet of Lord Vishnu should be made in the courtyard of the house. Fruit produced in Kartik month should be used as Prasad. God should be worshiped by decorating fruits, sweets, plum, water chestnut and sugarcane in the plate of worship. Devuthani Ekadashi is worshiped in various ways. But rules and cleanliness should be taken special care in this puja. Tulsi marriage is also done on this day.
Auspicious time for Dev Uthani Ekadashi
Devauthani Ekadashi fast is falling on 25 November 2020 on Wednesday, Ekadashi date will start from 02:42 pm on 25 November and will end at 05:10 on 26 November 2020.